Calgary NW & Edmonton Order Deadline is Approaching Fast!

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Crocuses

Crocuses always make me happy in the spring. They often blanket the wild prairie in lavender and give me a reason to escape my hectic life. There is nothing like lying in a patch of crocuses and watching the clouds roll by — it's a great way to reconnect with the earth after a long cold winter and appreciate the natural cycle of things.

TK Ranch is Shaking the Sugar Blues

Spices

When I designed our new processing facilities I included a small spice room where I could tinker with recipes like a mad scientist. For decades I had wanted to offer our customers products that met their needs, but the processors we were using weren't interested in pandering to anyone. They had their tried and true recipes that included sugar, corn syrup, binders and chemical preservatives and anything outside the norm was simply bunk. It took us years to get our products nitrite free, but they wouldn't budge on the other ingredients.

This was one of the primary reasons we mortgaged everything we owned to build our new facilities — we wanted to control every aspect of our products from birth to consumer. This was no easy feat, but once we were up and operational the tinkering began. I initially hired a manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of our facility, but he liked sugar — at least it was organic, but sugar nonetheless. When he left in February I took over management and the changes began.

Omitting sugar from our recipes took some experimentation and my staff were very helpful in squeezing these extra activities into their schedule. Some recipes worked and others didn't, but we are making progress every day. Today our first batch of sugar free pork wieners came out of the smokehouse and I am excited for your feedback! We also sampled some unbelievably good smoked chicken breast that is coming soon — so please stay tuned…

Sugar-Free Pork Weiners

Sugar-Free Pork Weiners

Gluten, soy, corn, dairy and nitrite-free

Other sugar-free processed products:

SALE

We are selling some of our items with sugar in them to start the transition:

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Soy-Free Winter Eggs!

Our soy-free eggs are available at our regular pick-up locations. $8/doz for extra large, $7/doz for large, and $6/doz for medium. We have lots in stock!

No GMO, etc.

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DELIVERY DATES

Calgary NW

WED April 12
Edmonton
SAT April 22

Order cut-off is MONDAY!

See Delivery Dates Calendar

Back in Stock & NEW!

Go to Instagram

Experience the breathtaking beauty of TK Ranch by following my husband Dylan's photos on Instagram. He updates the site almost daily so you can keep in touch with what is happening here. We hope to develop calendars and sell framed prints in the future — so please stay tuned.

Animal Welfare Approved -grassfed-
Colleen Biggs

All the best,
Colleen Biggs
TK Ranch

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“The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.”
– Wendell Berry

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